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NJEA’s officers, President Wendell Steinhauer, Vice President Marie Blistan and Secretary-Treasurer Sean M. Spiller, released a joint statement today condemning the Trump administration’s recent letter withdrawing guidance issued to school districts by the Obama administration intended to protect the safety and civil rights of transgendered students.Read
Created on Thursday, February 23, 2017
The Essex County Democratic Committee honored NJEA Vice President Marie Blistan on Wednesday, February 15, at their annual Labor Breakfast. Blistan was selected with several other labor leaders to receive a special distinction for her work with NJEA members.Read
Created on Friday, February 17, 2017
Breaking from their party and standing for public education, two republican senators, Sens. Susan Collins (R-ME) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), announced today that they will vote NO on the confirmation of Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Educations.Read
Created on Wednesday, February 01, 2017
Online nominations are now open for NJEA members who wish to self-nominate for state delegate positions to the 2017 NEA Representative Assembly in Boston. Go here to submit your nomination. The deadline for nominations is midnight on Friday, Feb. 24.
The New Jersey Supreme Court today delivered a stinging rebuke to Gov. Chris Christie, rejecting his attempts to end-run the Legislature on school funding and collective bargaining.
Created on Tuesday, January 31, 2017
NJEA’s officers, President Wendell Steinhauer, Vice President Marie Blistan and Secretary-Treasurer Sean M. Spiller, released a joint statement today condemning President Trump’s Executive Order targeting immigrants from several majority-Muslim nations. They also condemned his other words and actions which have contributed to a climate of fear and distrust that is affecting the wellbeing of students and others.Read
Created on Sunday, January 29, 2017
Thirty years ago, Lois Yukna pulled a school bus out of the yard for the first time, and began a journey that ultimately drove her—after a career change and countless hours of union activism and community service—to be named the 2017 NJEA Educational Support Professional of the Year. Along the way, she earned local and county ESP of the Year awards from the Woodbridge Township and Middlesex County education associations.Read
Created on Tuesday, January 24, 2017
NJEA Vice President Marie Blistan today called on members of the Joint Committee on Public Schools to commit to fully funding the state’s existing school funding formula, known as SFRA.Read
Created on Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Additional seats are available on NJEA buses leaving from Trenton (Arm & Hammer Park) and South Jersey (Deptford Mall) to the Women’s March on Washington on Sat., Jan. 21. If you are interested in going, email Toni Boyle at email@example.com by noon Tuesday, Jan.17 and indicate your departure location. Spots will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Buses are for NJEA members only.Read
Created on Friday, January 13, 2017
NJEA President Wendell Steinhauer issued this statement regarding the announcement today that New Jersey’s excellent high school graduation rate continues to climb. “New Jersey’s rising graduation rate is great news, and it shows that our public schools are succeeding. New Jersey has long been at or near the top of the nation when it comes to graduation, but that fact that the rate keeps increasing shows that we never rest on our laurels."Read
Created on Thursday, January 12, 2017
Your NJEA membership card is your ticket to discounts on merchandise, insurance, entertainment, travel, and personal legal services.
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